Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation (LIRRF) supports scientific research and education at the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station on the northern Great Barrier Reef. All funds donated to the Foundation contribute to programs that support coral reef research and education.
Lizard Island Research Station (LIRS) is a globally-relevant and highly productive coral reef research and education facility. It depends on our Foundation’s support for its ongoing development and maintenance.
How much do you know about the Great Barrier Reef?
It was August 2017 when I first flew from Cairns to Lizard Island Research Station. I had...
Most species of hard corals on the Great Barrier Reef take part in a mass spawning event over a...
Finally, a long-delayed field trip takes place! Dr Chris Goatley (University of New England) and...
Coral reefs need our help
The Great Barrier Reef is a vital part of our ecosystem and a natural wonder beloved by Australians. It is a World Heritage Area that is at risk of being listed as 'in danger' in recognition of the many challenges it faces.
Science and the will for change are the only possible solutions. Our work is helping.
Will you help us?
The Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation respects and acknowledges the Dingaal, Ngurrumungu and Thanhil peoples as traditional owners of the lands and waters of the Lizard Island region.